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64 Market Street, Ulverston LA12 7LT, England
+44 1229 587564
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon 09:00 - 17:00
Tue 09:00 - 05:00
Wed - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 05:00
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cant beat Gillams for an amazing selection of gluten free bakes. I've tried several, moist spicy carrot cake, banana and date and the delicious brownie. My fave is the home made tea cakes. Great service, nothing is too much. I dont eat carbs and they were very flexible with my lunch choices. Super tasty lunch and breakfasts and virtuous too.... More 

Thank Leonie M
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit this cafe and shop often and enjoy everything it offers. From the Aladdin's Cave of its shop with its wholefood, ethical and environmentally friendly offerings, to the cafe itself for a leisurely spiced coffee and a homemade teacake, to the pop-up monthly restaurant with its fine vegetarian food and live music, Gillam's has it all. The food is... More 

Thank CarawayCumbria
Crewe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So good we visited twice in one day! Tea cakes and tea then lunch and more tea. Lunch was very popular but helpful waitress suggested return in 20 minutes which was successful. Would definitely visit again.

Thank PJay56
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited and had a vegan BLT - amazing with smoked tofu and mayo - loved it Lots of other options available for vegans. Also have lots of different teas- freshly brewed. -attached to the cafe is a shop selling vegan groceries - great selection

Thank chez09
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vegan and vege options were awesome Nice little place attached to a cool shop selling vege vegan food and tea stuff Would eat here again..

Thank Timboonline
Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Quaint, interesting surroundings in attractive market town, staff pleasant, helpful and efficient. Crowded tables, broad selection of food and drinks, scone stale and jam tasteless.

Thank lakesue
Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here for tea and cake. Small tea room there's an upstairs too. Good quality proper tea pleasant service bit pricey.

Thank denise m
Ulverston, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Called in to this fascinating shop / tea room for drink & snack break whilst shopping in town. The aroma from the shop's supply of tea & coffee products is tempting & the quality & choice of meals, snacks & drinks enough for any taste. StFf are courteous and efficient. Well worth a visit.

Thank Esp_Travell
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered the afternoon tea, uninteresting sandwiches, one choice of cake that was soggy and too large. The scones were dry as was the cream, couldn't decipher between the jam flavours...friendly service and lovely inside.. May try the savoury dishes if I went again...

Thank Kazzylealt
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We travelled here because we had seen it on TV and it looked very attractive. It's a shame because the place looks so nice and the concept of an old fashioned tea shop is great. The service was fine but the food was not good. Stale overly sweet scone; dried up clotted cream and red jam that you couldn't tell... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Market Street, Ulverston LA12 7LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Ulverston
  • Phone Number: +44 1229 587564

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?